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Mercer’s Black Law Student Association Places in Regional Moot Court Competition

Congratulations to Mercer Law Students Antoine Bostic and Clayton Eichelberger, who advanced out of the Southern Region of the Black Law Student Association (BLSA) Frederick Douglas Moot Court Competition and will be competing in the National Competition in Houston, Texas.

Mercer Law Students Emilie Leech and Craig Cooper Reach Regional Final in ABA Client Counseling Competition

Congratulations to the Mercer Counselors! At the recent ABA Southeast Regional Client Counseling Competititon held at Emory Law School, Emilie Leech and Craig Cooper advanced to the championship round and lost in a tight split decision to Nova. This is the sixth time in the last six years that Mercer teams have advanced to the regional championship round in the ABA competition. Next year, Mercer will host the regionals for the ABA.

Law Students Visit the Legislature

On Wednesday, February 16th, Professor Linda Jellum and several Mercer Law students visited the Georgia State Legislature and met with Governor Nathan Deal, a Mercer Law School alumnus.

 

 

Mercer Law Student Rhonda Sadler Wins Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize

Rhonda Sadler, 3L, has been named a winner of a Samsung-Stanford Patent Prize for her paper entitled, “The Role of Jury Instructions in Patent Remedy Gatekeeping.” She will receive a cash prize of $5,000 and she will present her paper at a conference discussing patent remedies on Friday, February 18th, 2011 at the Stanford University School of Law.  The Samsung-Stanford writing competition was created to encourage research regarding patent remedies. Prizes were awarded to students, academics, lawyers and other professionals. The full list of winners can be found here.

Mercer Law student captures top honor in annual closing-argument competition

ATLANTA - Mercer Law student Louise Smith finished first in the recent 2010 Keenan’s Kids Foundation’s annual Law Student Closing Argument Competition. Last year, another Mercer Law student, Michael Lyles II ’10, captured first place. The Keenan’s Kids Foundation was established in 1993 by the Keenan Law Firm to raise awareness about child safety. (Pictured left, Louise Smith is second from the left.)

 
 
 
 

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